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%. the group included president obama, joe biden, marco rubio and john kerry. >> as many as half a dozen baltimore city charter schools may be forced to close sooner rather than later. the school board is expected to make its final decision tuesday. that's when the district would officially canceled the contract of schools like the baltimore freedom academy. students lobbied state lawmakers. >> the school has helped me out a lot. it-change to meet. made my parents more proud of me. it means that i can walk up to my parents and let them know i am doing something good with my life. >> an advisory panel recommended the changes. the review was based on still -- on school climate, academic performance and financial management. next, a win win for baltimore? >> fine dining at a tasty festival. celebrating bacon. >> we do have a chance in the 7 day forecast. 35 of the airport. still ravens are suffering from the superbowl. lawmakers are talking about making the raven an official state bird. elementary school students convinced him to introduce the bill. if it were to pass, the ravens would have
seen obama's democratic candidates, obama, john kerry, etcetera have done better among women voters. that is part of what the underlying thi underlying thing is. that is what you are see engine part from the number. >> i think the life of julia, this is sort of a watershed moment of messages. democrats, this is part of what they were doing. the democratic convention this past year was not about the record the last four years. it was not about economic performance and policy. >> you look like you have got something you want to say. >> well, i want to say is, look, i will be the first to congratulate the person and his administration on making moves on pay equity and a lot of things that mattered to women and anyone who cares about gender equity in the united states, but, again, with the way the republicans have been talking about with gender and women in the last year, it's not so much that they have won women, it's that they did not lose them. i mean, if you cannot win women in this environment, against mourdock, you need to find a new job. >> do you think, it sounds as if at least,
b smith, jonas max ferris, john layfield along with john tobacco and steve murphy. welcome, everybody. president obama expected to tout the health care law in his state of the union on tuesday, but john, you say this law isn't doing anything, but making america sicker? >> yeah, brenda. i mean, after years, literally the last three years, barack obama's been telling americans, you won't lose your doctor, if you like your health insurance, you can keep your health insurance, now post-election, surprise! 7 million americans, the numbers are going higher. the cbo reports the dollars continue to go higher and really what it comes down to, we cannot afford this. small businesses can't afford to keep medicating their people and keeping them insured and at the end of the day this is just another sign of big government coming in with big plans that us, the taxpayers, just can't afford. >> well, steve, does it matter that we're losing employer-based health care plans, if more people are actually getting covered? >> yes, exactly. this plan is going to cover just about everybody. it ma
probation to prison time. >>> who is more popular than president obama, vice president biden and house speaker, john boehner, and doesn't have a political job? hillary clinton, that's who. released the poll in which the former secretary of state was voted the most popular national political figure. clinton's favorable rating beat the president by ten points. the telephone poll began last week and ended monday, just as clinton was leaving her job. >> 50 years ago, tomorrow, robert f. kennedy set out on a remarkable walk along the cno canal toe path. that says a lot about his sheer force of will and how much the country lost when >>> 50 years ago tomorrow, robert f. kennedy set off on a remarkable walk. 50 miles from d.c. to harper's ferry, west virginia, and he did it in dress shoes. bruce leshan reports that tomorrow at 4:00 a.m., starting at great falls tavern, another group of hikers plans to do it all over again, but in better shoes. >> oh heaven's yes, yeah. oh boy. >> 50 years later, the memory of bobby kennedy's unclenchable spirit, brings tears to a man who walked with him. >
a little work. >> the obama appointees this month. john brennan on why we allowed tunisia to let the sole benghazi suspect go free and then a visibly angry senator lindsay gralam, talking to leon panetta over president obama's absence of decisions in the attacks on the consulate in benghazi. >> ali an-hahairsi. the tukneesiance detained him, correct? >> he was taken into custody by the tunesians itch they released him? >> they did. >> where is he? >> naze tunisia. >> during that eight-hour period, did the president show any cureiosity about how this is going? what kind of assets do you have helping these people? did he ever make that phone call? >> look, there is no question in my mind the president of the united states was concerned about american lives -- >> with respect -- [overlapping dialogue] >> that incredible statement if he never called and asked you, are we helping these people? >> the questions raise more questions than offer any answers. is america a safer place or in more peril under the obama administration? are we safer or in more peril? >> it's an interesting question. if
on a frequent basis. obama trusts out john painter and said we just had a meeting, look at what of bipartisan -- lookout bipartisan manner. but, you know, he does not get away and out of that. obama as the visit is to come out and say look at what a bipartisan aim. we had a nice conversation and then i told him he was a jack as an interim out. what a bipartisan guy a.m. his inaugural was, we will reach out to the other side to try to make things happen and if things don't happen and that is their fault. thank you. thank you for that bipartisanship. you can do that and not feel that. the nice point is try to reverse the polarity. and i was on, appears as the host, i am the guest. within three minutes i was asking questions which is the way to do this. george stephanopoulos is a mess of bali. nobody sees in that way because of his boyish, looks and youthful charm, but george stephanopoulos is a massive bully. in the clinton war room and he pretends he is an objective journalist so that he can ram his agenda that everyone's throat. this civilian -- instead of going in he says i'm not objective,
, and the joint chiefs chairman, general martin dempsey. arizona republican john mccain asked about a report that president obama rejected a proposal to arm syrian rebels last summer. >> did you support the recommendation by secretary of state... then secretary of state clinton and then head of c.i.a. general petraeus that we provide weapons to the resistance in syria? did you support that? >> we did. >> you did support that. >> we did. >> suarez: so far, the president's judgment has been that things won't get better with american arms. instead, he's warned the weapons might fall into the hands of extremist elements, a concern reiterated today by the new secretary of state, who was asked about the deliberations last year. >> i don't know what the discussions were in the white house and i'm not going backwards. the new administration, we're going forward from this point. there are serious questions about al nusra and a.q.i.-- al qaeda in iraq-- and other violent groups on ground. >> suarez: those groups are among the most effective fighters against the assad regime. they include jabhat al nus
and major polls will show barack obama sinking back toward 50% or below. >> eleanor. >> dream on, pat. republican gophers john caseic and i guess it's rich snyder in michigan and ohio are leading the way in accepting the medicaid extension plan and opposition to the obama healthcare plan will melt away. >> ryan. >> magee hassan jump into the new hampshire senate race and knocks off kelly iott. >> what do you think about all those women winning those races? we're going to talk about that next week. mort. >> the united states and the european market are going to work out a free trade zone that will change the world's economy. >> i predict president obama's approval rate willing break 60% in an upward climb by
>> john: finally tonight. president obama's chief of speech writing jon favreau announced earlier this week that he is giving up politics for the silver screen. not acting, though he has been named unone of the sexist people on the planet it will be screen writing which got some people thinking just how that might turn out. >> president obama's chief speech writer is leaving the white house to pursue a career as a hollywood screenwriter. >> whoa. >> we actually got a claim of his first movie. to be honest it, still seems like is he in speech-writing mode. take a look at this. ♪ from r. >> it's great to be here in columbus, ohio. [ laughter ] >> look, over the past two years, i have signed into law $1.4 trillion in spending cuts. [ laughter ] >> and closed tax loop loopholes to make sure top earning americans pay their fair share. >> the fact is though, we can't finish the job deficit reduction through spending cuts alone. >> yes, we can. [ laughter ] >> we can. >> john: now, that is romance. before we go tonight. one more look at the radar on the scene from boston as the huge s
with the stadium's black out. when president obama called to congratulate coach john harbaugh on the win he joked that he too would be looking into the cause of the electricity problem in new orleans. >> during that phone call president obama also expressed lek his concern00010001concern -- expressed his concern for oj brigance. he sat down to talk to him about his incredible journey. >> it was a magical moment when the baltimore ravens won super bowl xlvii february 3rd in new orleans. >> for oj. >> members of the team are quick to credit former player oj brigance for inspiring them. >> oj brigance said it, we're a team of vision. you know, we never took our eyes off the prize. >> brigance knows all about big victories. he played with ray lewis in 2001 when the ravens won their first lombardi trophy after beating the giants in super bowl 35. on friday the foundation honored oj and shanda brigance with their community service award to might als. >> my belief is that the fight in my heart is available to everybody. >> years after the super bowl a diagnosis of als sidelined the former linebacker fr
's drone warfare got a public airing yesterday as president obama's pick to head the cia went before senators at his confirmation hearing. john brennan strongly defended the program of which he's been called the chief architect. >> i think there is a misimpression on the part of some american people who believe that we take strikes to punish terrorists for past transgressions. nothing could be further from the truth. we only take such actions as a last resort to save lives when there's no other alternative to taking an action that's going to mitigate that threat. so we need to make sure there's an understanding, and the people that were standing up here today, i think they really have a misunderstanding of what we do as a government and the care that we take and the agony that we go through to make sure that we do not have any collateral injuries or deaths. >> well, brennan's testimony had been interrupted there you see by code pink five times, by anti-war protesters called code pink. they're upset about the drones. polls show for the most part those protesters out there, and they're
as president obama's pick to head the cia went before senators at his confirmation hearing. john brennan strongly defended the program of which he's been called the chief architect. >> i think there is a misimpression on the part of some american people who believe that we take strikes to punish terrorists for past transgressions. nothing could be further from the truth. we only take such actions as a last resort to save lives when there's no other alternative to taking an action that's going to mitigate that threat. so we need to make sure there's an understanding, and the people that were standing up here today, i think they really have a misunderstanding of what we do as a government and the care that we take and the agony that we go through to make sure that we do not have any collateral injuries or deaths. >> well, brennan's testimony had been interrupted there you see by code pink five times, by anti-war protesters called code pink. polls show for the most part those protesters out there, and they're legitimate, represent a small minority of the country. most americans back using d
and uncertainty . president obama will provide clarity and hope on tuesday in what some are saying his important state of the union address . joining me john, co-or of who's counting. hey, john. let me ask you what is at stake here? >> the president is starting a term and this is the time when a second term president has the most political capitol. he doesn't have much time to pass it before grid lock and perhaps a looming reception slow him down. >> what is the order of proprietary - priority in the issues and which will not be part of the state of the union. >> the simplest issues and clearly explained is gun control. you are either for or, against it in large part. the president will try for a quick vict rye and immigration reform. he doesn't show much interest in tax reform except corp corporate tax reform. those are the three top priorities. >> down the road two years from now in the midterm elections, that is a time that might not accomplish as much as the president can accomplish now . what is realistic for him in addressing congress and getting legislation passed? >> i think the presiden
. ♪ . >>> the senate grilling obama appointees on two fronts. listen to marco rubio press john brennan on a why we allowed tunisia to let the sole benghazi suspect go free, then listen to aa visibly angry senator lindsey graham questioning outgoing defense chief leon panetta and president obama's absence for much of the decisions p surrounding the terrorist attacks on our consulate in benghazi. >> the suspect in the benghazi attack and the tunisiansne detained him, correct? >> yes. >> he was taken into custody. released him. >> they did. >> where ishe he? >> he is still in tunisia. >> that's not a good system of working with our partner.ri >> during that eight hours, did the president show any curiousity about how isbo this going? what kind of assets do you have helpingdo these people? did he ever make that phone call? >> look, there is no question in my mind, the president of the united states was concerned about american lives. >> well, all due respect, i don't believe that's a crediblec statement if he never called and asked you are we helping these people? >> the questions h raised more questi
you. >> you, too. secretary of state john kerry sailed through his nomination battle. but rougher waters lie ahead for some other obama administration cabinet nominees. chuck hagel failed to impress a lot of republicans during his confirmation hearing, who had already harbored doubts with his past controversial statements. his testimony reinforced experience held by some. that he is unprepared for such a vital post. >> i am really deeply concerned about what i saw last week. i think i'm leaning no on this nomination and i will tell you why. it was shocking to me when he was asked about our policy toward iran, that the fundamental -- one of the fundamental threats to our country that he didn't know that our policy was not containment? i moon, that was shocking. >> c.i.a. director nominee john brennan performed better in his confirmation hearing. yet faces criticism for holding the bush and obama administrations to two different ethical standards in the war on terror. the republicans are determined to hold up his nomination for another reason. >> it is absolutely essential that the
it says president obama says government doesn't have a spending problem. he hasn't ever, as far as i know, said that publicly, but john boehner said when they had a private meaning that's what the president told him. we don't have a spending problem. >> we can tell he hasn't cut spending. he spent episcopal raising -- spent his money praising capital. >> more likely to strengthen you states economy, 73% said cutting government spending, 15% increasing, 7%, leave it as it is. >> this question, do you feel government has become too powerful and is restricting american's freedoms. 58% say yes, the government is too powerful, 38% no, they're comfortable with the present role and 4%, not sure. >> theories one that's interesting. it says how do you see the country compared today to five years ago? nearly half say weaker and less powerful today. 48% of those say less powerful. half of that, 24%, say it's stronger today than it was five years ago. and 27% say it's about the same as before. >> so there's an irony in there. as most people believe that the federal government has become more powerful
to resort to lethal force. host: chris anders, your thoughts on what john brennan had to say. guest: just outside this window, president obama took the oath of office for the second time. he took the time to talk about how the united states is adhering to the rule of law and how it was one of his achievements. the biggest concern we have is whether this is really the rule of law. one of the most fundamental parts of adherence to the rule of law is that people get to know what the rules are and that the rules are stable and not made up as you go along. this idea that people know what the rules are is fundamental. we have secret opinions. the opinion turned over to the intelligence committee this week was only after mr. brennan's nomination got him into so much trouble and they were afraid it will not go through. it is only one of 8 opinions. the intelligence committee has been asking for those opinions for two years now. there are certain opinions that have not seen. the public has seen a 16 page summary of a 50 page opinion. underlying the whole thing, which mr. brennan was referring to,
ceiling debt debacle of 2011. here is what president obama was demanding. >> at minimum we've got to raise the debt ceiling. so, that's the bare minimum that has to be achieved. >> here is what john boehner and the republicans in the house were demanding. >> the house cannot pass a bill that raises taxes on job creators. the house could only pass a debt limit bill that includes spending cuts larger than the hike in the debt limit as well as real restraints on future spending. >> and here is what john boehner said when the final bill was si signed into law with the dreaded sequester. >> when you look at this final agreement that we came to with the white house, i got 98% of what i wanted. i'm pretty happy. >> to his credit, that's how republicans lindsey graham remembers it as well. >> as john will say it with straight talk, we have our fingerprints as republicans on this proposal, on this sequestration idea. it was the president's idea, according to bob woodward's book, but we as the republican party gagreed to it. we got in this mess together and we're going to have to get out together. >
her favorite artists like bowie, queen, elton john, billy holliday. she also has to have jameson, wine, and 40 bottles of room-temperature water with extra-long straws according to the document. >>> finally right on cue, the skeet shooting obama doll goes on sale. the people at hero builders, an action figure company, are triing to cash in on the political -- trying to cash in on the political controversy. comes with a toy hunting shotgun. sells for $19.95. you'll remember that the white house released a photo of the president skeet shooting at camp david after critics on the right questioned whether he really did. so much for the animation. >>> our ireporters are sending in great picture and videos of the blizzard. george howell has been keeping an eye on them and joins us now with what he's found. george? >> you know, we've got a lot of cameras here at the big cnn worldwide. you know, to be everywhere, that is where you come in. we appreciate all the pictures, the videos that you bring to us through ireport. want to start with this picture now from darrell lucas. take a look at this.
story this week, the obama administration's drone program in which we learned some new details about it and the leaked justice department memo and john brennan's confirmation hearings. the big question is the killing of american citizens. do you believe, snork snorks that those strikes are warranted? >> well, i don't have the details and information necessary to make that judgment. but i do believe that it's a threshold that we have to be very, very careful about, alex. this sets a dangerous precedent going forward. we've always been a country of the rule of law. and the rule of law has constitutional elements to it that are guaranteed all citizens. and so i'm concerned about it. i think we have to give it very careful thought and really question whether this is something we ought to do in a permanent way. security is important. but so are the constitutional rights afforded every american. >> well, senator tom daschell, many thanks for your time. good luck with the book. i hope itfares well with students across the country. thank you. >> my pleasure. >>> the threat from the blizzard
forward, and the state of your union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama delivers this year's address live on c-span with the programs starting at 8:00 with the president at 9:00. the state of the union tuesday night on c-span. >> secretary of state john kerry had his first meeting with the foreign meeting with john baird. after their closed door session they spoke to reporters. this is 20 minutes. >> good afternoon. it is my great pleasure to welcome foreign minister john baird here to this department. he was one of the first calls i made after i officially came into the building and started and was sworn in, and he is my first guest as foreign minister. i hope everybody understands this is meant to underscore the strength of the relationship we have, and we are grateful for it. we do not agree on the toughest issues. we begin with hockey. i played a little bit, and since i am a bruins fan, we have clashed in many ways. he, from ottawa, is a fan of the senators, and i want you to know it is the first time i ever heard anyone talk well of senators. [laughter] i am grateful for it. tod
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